February 21, 2020 - 26 Shvat 5780


Helmut Oberlander

Oberlander’s deportation delayed; Canada mum on Russian request

Lawyers have filed an application to the Immigration and Refugee Board (IRB) asking that the case against 96-year-old former Nazi death squad member Helmut Oberlander be dismissed.
bernie sanders good or bad for jews

Listen: Do Jews Need to Worry about Bernie Sanders?

Is the Democratic presidential frontrunner actually a self-hating Jew?

Fundraising gala will honour synagogue presidents

Temple Anshe Sholom, Hamilton’s first synagogue and the oldest Reform congregation in Canada, will hold a gala event in March to celebrate their past presidents as well as the 100th birthday of Rabbi Bernard Baskin.


Netanyahu’s corruption trial to open two weeks after elections

The corruption trial of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will open Mar. 17 in Jerusalem, two weeks after Israel holds its national elections.


Living Jewish


Film about standup comic mostly falls flat

Michael Fraiman reviews the new comedy starring Billy Crystal and Ben Schwartz, Standing Up, Falling Down.

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